Fire hits Barangay Culiat in Quezon City
MANILA, Philippines — A fire hit a residential area along Luzon Avenue in Barangay Culita, Quezon City, Tuesday night, lasting about two hours before being put out, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).
The fire started at around 8:00 p.m., reaching the first alarm by 8:27 p.m. and the fifth alarm by 9:00 p.m.
It was declared under control around 9:57 p.m. and put out at 10:05 p.m.
RESIDENTIAL fire incident at Purok 2 Brgy. Culliat, Quezon City
Date: 29 December 2020
2027H- 1st Alarm
2029H- 2nd Alarm
2047H- 3rd Alarm
2157H- Fire Under Control
2205H- Fire Out#BFPNCRFireAlertsFEATURED STORIES
— Bureau of Fire Protection NCR (@BFP_NCR) December 29, 2020
Photos shared on Facebook by various netizens, including volunteer group TXTFIRE Philippines, showed thick smoke and strong flames coming out of the burning structures at the peak of the fire.
Videos and photos from netizen Kim Zeta Donaire showed the extent of the fire, as people scrambled away from the area of the incident.
Explosions were also heard in the video, although it is still unclear what caused these.
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